Program description

The Bachelor of Optometry course is offered by the Department of Optometry, MCHP with a state-of-the-art facility for basic and advanced optometry training. The department of Optometry was established in the year 2002. The department is a member of ASCO (Association of Schools & Colleges of Optometry), India, and WCO (World Optometry Council), UK. Accreditation to the European Council of Optometry & Optics (ECOO) is in progress.


During the program, students are trained to perform a comprehensive eye examination and provide appropriate optometric management. Students are provided training in the areas of contact lens, low vision, binocular vision, and optical dispensing during the course along with participation in various national level community-based eye screening camps.


Career Opportunities

Graduates of this program can find placements in traditional and non-traditional areas including:

·          Tertiary eye care Hospitals

·          Optical and Contact lens industries

·          Private Practice

·         NGOS

Program Educational Objectives, Program Outcome, and Course Outline - Bachelor of Optometry



Key Dates & Deadlines


Jul 15 24

Jul ' 24

Last date to Apply


Tentative Course Commencement Date


4 Years inclusive of one year internship 

Career Paths

A career being an Optometrist opens up huge opportunities, which is challenging yet rewarding. An optometry graduate after successful completion of degree can work as a clinical Optometrist, work with the Optical chain and become a young entrepreneur.


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training in procedures

Innovative Center
State-of-the-art Innovation Centre to facilitate multi-disciplinary research

Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness
Marena is the world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash as well as a well-equipped gymnasium

Libraries have publications on the latest developments in allied healthcare

Student Housing
Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Next Steps

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